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European Institutions

EU The gateway to the European Union
EC The European Commission
FP7 The 7th Framework Programme for Research and Development
CORDIS The gateway to European research and development
DG INFSO The DG Information Society and Media
Capacities Programme Research & innovation capacities
Research Infrastructures Support to research infrastructures
e-Infrastructures Support to innovative ways of conducting e-Science
Publications released by the EC
  • ICT Infrastructures for e-Science Brochure (2009)
  • FEAST Roadmap (2009)
  • Work Programme (2010)
  • Leaflets on e-Infrastructure (2008)
  • Building Global Virtual Research Communities: Folder + Project Factsheets RI Call 1&2 (2008)
  • European e Infrastructure Success Stories (2008)
  • ERINA Final Study Report (2008)
  • Computer and network infrastructures for research and education in Europe (2007)
  • Pocket guide to the activities of the Unit GÉANT & e-Infrastructures (2007)

African Institutions

AU Gateway to the African Union
NEPAD New Partnership for Africa’s Development
AMCOST African Ministerial Council for Science and Technology
UNECA The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
EU-Africa Partnership on Infrastructure Creating and Sustaining Regional Infrastructure Networks and Services in Africa

Main Initiatives in the Field

BELIEF (video) Bringing Europe’s Electronic Infrastructures to Expanding Frontiers
CAAST-Net The joint Africa-Europe Platform Dedicated to Advancing bi-regional Cooperation in S&T
ERINA Recommendations for Exploiting Research Infrastructure Potential in Key Areas
EuroAfrica-ICT.org Promoting and Supporting the Development of S&T Cooperation on ICT Research between Europe and sub-Saharan Africa
FEAST Feasibility Study for African-European Research and Education Network Interconnection
GÉANT The world’s Largest Multi-gigabit Computer Network Dedicated to Research and Education
UbuntuNet Alliance Securing Affordable High-speed International Connectivity & Efficient ICT Access and Usage for African NRENs

ERINA4Africa Exploiting Research INfrastructures potentiAl for boosting Research and Innovation in Africa

eI-Africa Stregthening Cooperation on e-Infrastrucutres between Europe & Africa

WACREN West and Central African Research Education Network

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